“We don’t know how many are permanently closed or if they are temporarily closed. They couldn’t get a hold of our members. That’s the issue now.” — Kevin Eshkawkogan, Indigenous Tourism Ontario chief executive officer
“Gehl v Canada is the fifth in the series of iconic court challenges to Canada’s long-standing attempt to assimilate Indigenous Peoples by expelling Status Indian women from their communities.” — Mary Eberts, legal counsel, from the foreward of Gehl v. Canada: Challenging Sex Discrimination in the Indian Act.
“Some of the important teachings that are shared at our school, especially by our cultural teachers Pewi Alfred and Eli Cranmer, that I remind my students of regularly is to hutłilala's (to listen), maya'xa̱lap̓a (to respect others, themselves, and the land, sea, and sky), łaxwalap̓a (to love one another).” — Raven Barudin